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CAN I GET MONO FROM ORAL SEX

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Hiv or mono, oral sex

I had unprotected oral sex with a guy with no ejaculation and about a month later I started having persistent extreme fatigue. Then last week I lost my appetite and began having low grade on and off fevers. I was tested for mono and it came back...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereI have never heard of someone having a "trace" of mono. You either have it or you don't. You could also have had it in the past and have evidence of that in your bloodwork but I am unaware as to how a thyroid test would... Read more »

Can oral sex give me mono?

I have a very simple question for anyone who is qualified. Can someone get mononucleosis from... Read more »

Is oral sex dangerous with mono?

Hey there... My girlfriend and I are practicing oral sex on a semi-regular basis, and she has mono... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Teenagers View Oral Sex as Less Risky Than Intercourse, Say Oral Sex Not Really Sex, Survey Shows

U.S. teenagers view oral sex as "not sex" and less risky than sexual intercourse, according to a study published in the April issue of the journal Pediatrics , Reuters reports. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, a pediatrician at the University of... Read more »
TheBody.com

Oral Sex More Popular Than Anal Sex Among Gay and Bisexual Men, Online Survey Finds

Researchers from Indiana University, George Mason University and Online Buddies, Inc., polled more than 24,700 gay and bisexual men ages 18 to 87 to ask them about their most recent sexual experience -- and what they found was somewhat surprising .... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Teens, Church Hold Different Views of Oral Sex

At two religious youth conferences in June, one in Boca Raton and the other in Miramar, the topic of oral sex featured prominently. A 2007 study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health found 70 percent of 14- to 19-year-olds do not consider... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Latex Condoms for Oral Sex With Men? You Gotta Be Kidding!

Let's start off with the good news . . . nobody has ever been infected with HIV by receiving oral sex (exposure to saliva). Not a single reported case worldwide! However, it's time to face the truth when it comes to HIV and giving oral sex (exposure... Read more »
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Mono vs. HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I am female and have given unprotected oral sex 4 times and have had unprotected vaginal sex repeatedly with the same person (who refuses to get tested b/c he says he doesn't have HIV although he has had a colorful past, how does he know). Anyway I... Read more »

GET tested for MONO

Posted by JesusSaves
If you test and test, and test and still have HIV symptoms(same symptoms as alot of viruses) get tested for MOMO/Epstien Bar Virus before you pannic. I was in your shoes, and told the doctor everyhing. But the dumb Jerk told me I was crazy, and sent... Read more »

mono and ars question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
last year i had extreme extreme fatigue and 1 day of fever and typical flue like symptoms, they went away in a day however the fatigue lasted about a month and a half!! i went to the doctor for mono but he said that it wasnt mono after a standard... Read more »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
I am really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »